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Senate report says Russian election interference invariably supported Trump, recommends national PSA

A bipartisan Senate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election released today definitively implicates the country in online operations designed specifically to get then-candidate Donald Trump elected. The tactics used were overtly and almost invariably supportive of his campaign even to the detriment of other Republicans. The report recommends major chances to how disinformation and election interference are handled in this country.
The bulk of the report, volume 2 of the Intelligence Committees investigation of Russian interference (the first arrived in July), focuses on the specifics of the countrys use of social media and other online channels to affect the election. (You can read the full report at the bottom of this post.)
This campaign sought to polarize Americans on the basis of societal, ideological, and racial differences, provoked real world events, and was part of a foreign governments covert support of Russias favored candidate in the U.S. presidential election, the report reads at the outset. So much is already known, but the report goes into great detail on the exact means.
More importantly, it officially characterizes what had in many ways only been observed by other parties or alluded to: that Russias favored candidate was Trump from the beginning and that operations were undertaken specifically to get him and no one else elected.

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